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U.M.P. Dirtcar Series Modifieds visit four different Florida venues for February Winternationals!

The U.M.P. Dirtcar Series Open Wheel Modifieds will have events held at four different Florida racetracks this February. The action is set to kick off at North Florida Speedway in Lake City, FL on Thursday, February 1st with an open practice, followed by two nights of action on Friday and Saturday evenings. The U.M.P. Dirtcar Series Open Wheel Modifieds then move on to Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, FL for the Winternationals beginning on February 6th and running eight consecutive nights and will wrap up on February 13th. Southern Speedway …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Sportsman, Limited Modified & Street Stock Drivers Divided Over $75,000 In 2006

UMP DIRTcar Racing Sportsman, Limited Modified & Street Stock Drivers Divided Over $75,000 In 2006 Points Fund Cash By Kevin Kovac EVANSVILLE , IN – Jan. 26, 2007 – A total of $78,365 in 2006 points-fund cash was divided among Sportsman, Limited Modified and Street Stock division drivers during the 23rd annual UMP DIRTcar Racing Awards Banquet on Jan. 20 in Springfield , Ill. Troy Naeger of Festus , Mo. , collected the lion’s share of the $28,105 in UMP Sportsman money, walking off with a combined $5,500 for winning …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Modified Drivers Share Over $200,000 In 2006 Points-Fund Cash

By Kevin Kovac EVANSVILLE , IN – Jan. 24, 2006 – UMP DIRTcar Racing Modified drivers shared a total of $202,120 in 2006 points-fund cash that was distributed during the circuit’s 23rd annual awards banquet on Jan. 20 in Springfield, Ill. The lucrative 2006 points-fund breakdown for UMP’s top open-wheel class included $74,965 for the national points race; $63,375 for the Region points battles; $51,720 for the State points races; $6,560 for the Wolfpack Challenge Series; and $5,500 for the Midwest Modified Summer Series. Dan Hamstra of Wheatland , Ind. …

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2006 UMP DIRTcar Racing Late Model Points Fund Payout Tops $200,000

EVANSVILLE , IN – Jan. 23, 2007 – A whopping total of $218,865 in 2006 points-fund cash was distributed to UMP DIRTcar Racing Late Model competitors during the circuit’s 23rd annual awards banquet on Jan. 20 in Springfield , Ill. The points-fund breakdown included $74,965 for the national points race; $64,900 for the UMP DIRTcar Summernationals; $38,025 for the Region points battles; $28,300 for the State points races; and $12,675 for the COC/Northern All-Stars Late Model Series. Randy Korte of Highland , Ill. , who captured his second career UMP …

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New Logo Announces Dawning Of ‘UMP DIRTcar Racing’ Era

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Jan. 20, 2007 – A new era began for United Midwestern Promoters on Saturday. Continuing the circuit’s rise in North American short-track racing circles while maintaining its treasured history, UMP officials unveiled a fresh, stylish logo and announced an updated, all-encompassing title – ‘UMP DIRTcar Racing’ – for the popular weekly racing series. The news was formally released during Saturday night’s 23rd annual UMP Awards Banquet inside the Grand Ballroom of the Springfield Hilton, where the top UMP drivers from the 2006 season shared over a half-million …

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Korte & Hamstra Enjoy Spotlight As Nearly Half-Million Dollars Is Distributed At UMP’s Banquet!

Korte & Hamstra Enjoy Spotlight As Nearly Half-Million Dollars Is Distributed At Saturday’s 23rd Annual UMP DIRTcar Racing Awards Banquet SPRINGFIELD , IL – Jan. 20, 2007 – Randy Korte (Late Models) and Dan Hamstra (Modifieds) enjoyed standing in the spotlight during Saturday night’s 23rd annual UMP DIRTcar Racing Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Hilton’s Grand Ballroom. The 2006 national champions of UMP’s two marquee divisions were feted for their accomplishments before a packed house of over 800 UMP enthusiasts, who looked on as nearly a half-million dollars in points-fund …

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